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Forestry and Furnishing Products Division

The CFMEU Forestry and Furnishing Products Division of the CFMEU has 18,200 members in all areas of the Forest and Wood Products and Furnishing Industries.
Latest News
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MUST ACT NOW: Tougher laws needed for unsafe building products - 29 January 2016
The CFMEU condemns the Federal Government for falling asleep at the wheel and putting the lives of the community at risk. Back in May last year, the CFMEU raised serious concerns aboutthe lack of Government regulation over th... [read more] Federal Court case against 101 workers descends into farce. 33 cases dropped due to 'lack of evidence'. - 22 January 2016
Ask yourself this; would you expect to be charged without any evidence against you? The case before the Federal Court in Perth against 101 workers charged with attending a union meeting has descended into a complete farce acc... [read more] Royal Commission report should be relegated to the dustbin of 2015, along with Abbott and Co - 31 December 2015
The CFMEU welcomed the decision of the Turnbull Government to bury the final report of Abbott's Royal Commission into Trade Unions by releasing it in the dying days of 2015. [read more] WorkCover asked to urgently investigate recent dangerous incidents at Visy in Tumut - 8 December 2015
A string of potentially fatal incidents and near misses have occurred in recent weeks at the Visy Pty Ltd Tumut paper mill, including the collapse of internal roofing and a number of electrical shocks experienced by several w... [read more] Working party on foreign visa worker exploitation just window dressing - 15 October 2015
The Turnbull Government's plans for a Ministerial working party to crack down on exploitation of foreign visa workers was farcical given the Government intends to bring in more foreign workers whose exploitation will be entre... [read more]
Current Campaigns
Why Mr Abbott should we put you first when you put local workers last?
Visit the Why Mr Abbott campaign website to find out why workers are asking Mr Abbott about his plans to extend the 457 visa scheme. [read more]
Federal Election 2013 Pulp and Paper Jobs Campaign
The CFMEU Pulp and Paper Workers' District is running a dedicated campaign to push political parties to act on jobs during the Federal Election campaign. [read more]
Let's Spread it Around
The CFMEU is campaigning for government policies that spread the benefits of the boom more widely. Policies that support the creation of more jobs in manufacturing, that give Australian workers priority on new construction jo... [read more]
Tasmanian Forest Agreement
Union members can be proud of their role in achieving the historic Tasmanian Forest Agreement Act 2013. [read more]
Carter Holt Harvey: Greater Green Triangle Campaign
CFMEU Members in the Greater Green Triangle District have been taking action to protect their jobs, their families and their community. Check this campaign page regularly for the latest news on the campaign, Union media relea... [read more]
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